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The Czar's Courier

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The Czar's Courier
The Czar
German film poster
GermanDer Kurier des Zaren
Directed byRichard Eichberg
Written byJules Verne (novel)
Hans Kyser
Produced by
CinematographyEwald Daub
A. O. Weitzenberg
Edited byRoger von Norman
Music byHans Sommer
  • Ermolieff Films
  • Richard Eichberg-Film
Distributed byTobis Film
Sascha Film (Austria)
Release date
  • 7 February 1936 (1936-02-07)

The Czar's Courier (German: Der Kurier des Zaren) is a 1936 German historical drama film directed by Richard Eichberg and starring Anton Walbrook, Lucie Höflich, and Maria Andergast. It is an adaptation of Jules Verne's 1876 novel Michael Strogoff.[1]

It was shot at the Johannisthal Studios in Berlin and on location in Bulgaria. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Willi Herrmann and Alfred Bütow. A separate French-language version, Michel Strogoff, was also produced.


See also


  1. ^ Rentschler, Eric (1986). German Film & Literature: Adaptations and Transformations. New York, NY: Methuen. p. 342. ISBN 0415239753.


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